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3 bonding exercises to help strengthen your team dynamics amid the Great Resignation

Scheduling game nights is one way to improve team bonds at work. Luis Alvarez/Getty Images At a time when workers are quitting in record numbers, bonding activities are important to strengthen company culture. Some companies schedule regular 'anything but work' check-ins to connect on a more personal level. Game nights, trivia contests, and welcome lunches can also help improve team dynamics. It's cheesy, but it works. So says Frank B. Mengert, founder and CEO of ebm, a North ...
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Prada Dresses European Buildings to Promote Latest Collection

Not content with clothing Europe's elite, Italian luxury fashion brand Prada has turned to "dressing" some of the most iconic buildings across Europe's most famous cities to promote its latest collection. Buildings in Milan, Paris, Amsterdam and London have been painted and dressed with the Prada brand over the last month in conjunction with Milan...
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Bereaved Families Angry as Manchester Bomber's Brother Evades Inquiry

LONDON (Reuters) - The brother of a suicide bomber who killed 22 people in Manchester in May 2017 failed to appear on Thursday at a public inquiry...
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UK Factory Orders Growth Falls to Six-Month Low - CBI

LONDON (Reuters) - British industrial orders growth slowed sharply in October to its weakest in six months, against a backdrop of sharply rising...
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Global stocks fall as worries over an Evergrande collapse resurface, while bitcoin loses grip of its all-time high

AP Photo/Richard Drew Global stocks fell Thursday on revived jitters about Evergrande after a $2.6 billion stake sale fell through. The Chinese property giant's Hong Kong shares plunged as the end of a grace period for an offshore interest payment nears. Bitcoin dropped from its latest all-time high near $67,000 to around $65,100. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Global stocks slipped Thursday, as revived worries about a default by Chinese pro...
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UK Should Legislate to Prevent Scam Ads Online - FCA

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain should legislate to stop scam adverts online, to help combat a surge in fraud attacks on consumers, the Financial...
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London has more statues of animals than of named women, audit finds

First comprehensive audit comes as Sadiq Khan announces £1m fund to ensure landmarks reflect city’s diversityThe number of sculptures that feature animals in London is double that of named women, a study has found, as the mayor office announces £1m fund to champion diversity in the capital’s public spaces.The findings show that out of almost 1,500 monuments in the capital, more than a fifth are dedicated to named men (20.5%), and only 4% are dedicated to named women. The number of sculptures tha...
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Mile End: Man charged after attack on London night bus

One man remains in a critical condition in hospital following the attack in east London.
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Card Spending in UK Falls Below Pre-COVID Average - ONS

LONDON (Reuters) - Spending on credit and debit cards in Britain fell last week to 97% of its pre-pandemic average in February 2020, official data...
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Vodafone Adds 7,000 Software Engineers to Target Digital Services

LONDON (Reuters) - Vodafone said it would add nearly 7,000 software engineers to its workforce by 2025 to develop more of its own digital services...
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Marketmind: Back to the Blues

LONDON (Reuters) - A look at the day ahead from Karin Strohecker.Markets are in a somber mood on Thursday.There is little let up on the Chinese...
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Port city: London on the river – in pictures

A new exhibition examines the impact of the Port of London on our capital city, exploring the complex operations that have connected London to the rest of the world, from the final days of the 18th century to the creation of the huge London Gateway megaport at Thurrock in the Thames EstuaryLondon: Port City runs from 22 October 2021 to 8 May 2022 at the Museum of London Docklands, itself part of West India Docks, London’s first enclosed dock system Continue reading...
Tags: Photography, London, UK News, Culture, Art and design, Heritage, Museums, Water transport, Exhibitions, Thurrock, Port City, Museum of London Docklands, Port of London, West India Docks London

UK Faces Energy 'Massacre' of 20 More Bust Suppliers, Scottish Power Says

LONDON (Reuters) -Britain's energy market faces an absolute massacre that could force at least 20 suppliers into bankruptcy in the next month alone...
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UK Borrowing Halves in First Half of Tax Year as Sunak Readies Budget

LONDON (Reuters) -British public borrowing fell by around half in the first six months of the current financial year compared with a year earlier,...
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Rare Coin Made in Colonial New England Could Fetch $300,000

An extraordinarily rare coin with a face value of just pennies when it was minted in mid-17th century New England could sell for the equivalent of about $300,000 when it’s put up for auction in London next month.
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‘Clay feels perverse’ – Theaster Gates on working on Obama’s library and going back to pottery

The superstar ‘social artist’ has revived derelict buildings and rescued a legendary record collection – but in lockdown, as two new UK exhibitions show, it was singing and throwing pots that made him happy Theaster Gates likes to get his hands dirty. His two new London exhibitions are dedicated to clay, and in one there’s a film of him singing with great gusto as he throws a pot. So it feels a shame not to be meeting one to one, but via laptop. The artist decided at the last minute to stay at h...
Tags: Art, UK, London, Obama, Chicago, Culture, Art and design, Sculpture, Ceramics, Theaster Gates, Serpentine pavilion, Magdalene Odundo

Police slam Tesco shopper who called to complain about 'putrid' chicken - My London

Police slam Tesco shopper who called to complain about 'putrid' chicken   My London
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Should The Dolphins Trade These Three Players Away?

Reports have come out this week, after the 23-20 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars in London on Sunday, that the Dolphins could look to trade away three players before the trade deadline in early November. The three players in question are W
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Last Night In Soho Soundtrack Features '60s Deep Cuts: Listen To Anya Taylor-Joy's Cover Of Downtown

In tandem with Edgar Wright's latest feature, "Last Night In Soho," Back Lot Music has dropped a single, sung by none other than the film's star. Anya Taylor-Joy ("The Witch") steps behind the microphone and croons a soulful, downtempo cover of Petula Clark's '60s chart-topper, "Downtown," in a crisp new music video dropped first on Taylor-Joy's Instagram, then on Focus Features' YouTube channel. Mondo Music and Death Waltz Recording Co. will also release a 7-inch record of the single, with an u...
Tags: London, Movies, News, World, Anya, Edgar Wright, Ennio Morricone, John Barry, Soho, Wright, Sandy, Petula Clark, Abbey Road Studios, Steven Price, Eloise, Sandie

As Netflix Employees Walk Out Over Dave Chappelle, Fans Voice Undying Support at Sold-Out London Gig

Dave Chappelle is planning a 10-city U.S. tour of his controversial Netflix special “The Closer” in the unlikely event that the streamer pulls the show, according to fans who attended a sold-out London gig on Wednesday evening. According to multiple attendees, Chappelle indicated that he would visit 10 cities across the U.S. to screen the […]
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Ric Wilson & Yellow Days – “Life’s Been Good To Me”

Chicago rapper Ric Wilson has teamed up with Yellow Days (London’s George Van Den Broek) for a collaborative EP, Disco Ric In London Town. Today, the pair released the EP’s funky lead single, “Life’s Been Good To Me.”
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Analysis: What Lies Beneath? Hidden Debt Fears Feed China's Property Woes

By Samuel Shen, Marc Jones and Clare JimSHANGHAI/LONDON (Reuters) - Numbers don't lie, you just need to be looking at the right ones.That's the...
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Dolphins say they're eager to face well-rested Falcons after London

Defensive tackle Christian Wilkins is a proponent of the "24-hour rule' that says celebrating a win or sulking after a loss is permissible only for one day. It"s tougher to follow that rule when you"ve just returned from the other side of
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Cities Worldwide Aren’t Adapting To Climate Change Quickly Enough

This article is part of TPM Cafe, TPM’s home for opinion and news analysis. It first appeared at The Conversation. Climate change is magnifying threats such as flooding, wildfires, tropical storms and drought. In 2020 the U.S. experienced a record-breaking 22 weather and climate disasters that each caused at least US$1 billion in damage. So far in 2021, the count stands at 18. I study urban issues and have analyzed cities’ relationship with nature for many years. As I see it, cities a...
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10 Things You Didn't Know About Moon Knight

Can a tweet break the discourse? London's own Sunday Times tried its darnedest in early August, 2021. It postulated that the role of Tony Stark -- a.k.a. Iron Man -- could have been played by any actor in Jon Faverau's "Iron Man" and the picture would have still succeeded. Never mind that box-office mainstay Tom Cruise was attached to Iron Man before Robert Downey Jr., the question has now been raised: Could any actor have donned Shellhead's costume and made Marvel matter again?The answer is com...
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Falcons vs Dolphins 2021: Week 7 initial injury report

Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images The Miami Dolphins have returned from London with yet another loss on their 2021 record, having dropped to 1-5 thanks to a last-second, game-winning field goal by the Jack
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Britain and New Zealand Strike Free Trade Deal

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain and New Zealand have reached agreement in principle on a free trade deal designed to reduce tariffs, improve services...
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Lukaku injury mars Chelsea’s rout of Malmo

London (AFP) – Chelsea were rocked by injuries to Romelu Lukaku and Timo Werner as the holders got their Champions League campaign back on track with a 4-0 win against Malmo on Wednesday. Thomas Tuchel’s... Visit for the rest of the story.
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Terrorism Threat to UK Lawmakers Substantial After Colleague Murder -Patel

LONDON (Reuters) - British interior minister Priti Patel said on Wednesday that the terrorism threat level to members of parliament was now deemed...
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Community Chest: Twitter Scoops Up Team From Chat App Sphere

The team behind Sphere, a free chat application on Android, iOS and the web created to "transform groups into vibrant communities," will be joining Twitter. The social network said roughly 20 employees--including co-founders Nick D'Aloisio and Tomas Halgas--will work out of its office in London with a focus on Communities, creators, direct messages and tweets....
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